Everyday Love: How to Look for Real Love in Hidden Places by Shannon Benish
Look for everyday signs of love, because life isn’t always a fairy tale. In this fast-paced world it’s easy to take small gestures of love for granted. Over the next week look for love in hidden places. You’ll be surprised how many everyday examples of love you may be missing.
- A romantic act doesn’t have to include wine and candlelight. It can be as simple as a spouse picking up pizza and cold medicine if you’re too sick to move from the couch.
- Maybe it’s prepping the automatic coffee pot at night so your cup of joe is steaming when you get out of the shower.
- Don’t get upset the trash is full; focus on your spouse calling on the way to the store to see if you need anything.
- Focus on their act of scrubbing the toilet because they know you dread the chore.
We can all be guilty of taking a loved one for granted. but it’s easy to turn that around. What can you do that will surprise your spouse today? What is something positive or encouraging you can say to your spouse?
Life is hard when you’re juggling a family, career and constant activities, but focus on hidden love and you’ll soon begin to notice overlooked blessings that were in front of you the entire time.